Objective To investigate the physical and mental health of Shandong medical person- nel. Methods 3200 medical personnel were randomly selected from hospitals of Shandong province, self- health, depression and sense of work stress were measured and analyzed statistically. Results 36.3% of med- ical staff was in depression state, and even about 22.5% of the subjects was in moderate or severe depression state. Male and female medical staff showed no difference in sense of work pressure. Senior medical staff showed higher working pressure than middle-class, junior-class and low-level medical personnel, but middleclass, junior medical staff and low-level medical staff showed no significant difference. In the as- pect of self-heahh status, male and female medical personnel showed no significant differences, senior, middle-class and junior-class medical staff reported worse self-health status than low-level medical personnel. Conclusions Managers should pay attention to physical and mental health of medical personnel, adopt pertinent measures to reduce their mental pressure in order to promote their physical and mental health.
Chinese Journal of Practical Nursing
Sense of working pressure